November 13, 2017
Public Company Plava Voda will publish a tender for consultant services on the Plava Voda water supply project in January/February and for works in March 2018, the company said in a statement.
The Project has a total estimated cost of EUR 30 million and will require the procurement of the construction of water intake structures at the Plava Voda spring, together with chlorination station in Travnik, construction of a main pipeline about 33 kilometres long, construction supervision, project implementation unit and procurement support and consultant for Financial and Operational Improvement Program, public service contracts and non – revenue-water.
The funding is provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and by the Council of Europe Development Bank (“CEB”).
The EBRD approved EUR 11 million loan and the CEB EUR 11 million.
“Contract to be financed with the loan from the EBRD will be subject to the EBRD’s “Procurement Policies and Rules” and will be opened to firms from any country,” Public Company JP RV Plava Voda said.
This regional project will bring significant public health benefits as by improving the quality of the drinking water and providing a long-term solution for drinking water supply in the following five municipalities: Travnik, Novi Travnik, Vitez, Busovaca and Zenica with a total population of 250,000 people.
The project will also include a programme of institutional strengthening, through the preparation of Financial and Operational Performance Improvement Programmes for the water utilities of the participating municipalities.
The new announcement for procurements comes exactly one year after the first one.